Karen Swartz Harris is the creative force behind the design studio–ize on design. Originally hailing from the Washington DC metro area, she currently resides in Northeast Ohio. She holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia and has had a successful career in commercial interior design, product design and contract furnishings. Karen exhibits a unique style influenced by her love of modernism and 20th century art, architecture & graphics. Her signature silhouettes and motifs are derived from her original freehand ink drawings and are translated to two-dimensional surface design and three-dimensional objects.